Job Code: 2

Assistant Child Development Director

Category: Child Development
Location: YMCA Child Development Center

Job Type: Full-Time


The YMCA Child Development Center is looking for someone with high energy and a positive attitude to serve as our Assistant Director! The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. The Assistant Director will assist the Director in all of the daily operation of the program. Verbal and written communication skills, as well as collaboration skills are essential in assisting the director in advocating for Early Childhood Education and managing our staff. Applications will be accepted through October 1, 2019



Benefits Include:

  • YMCA Retirement
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Section 125
  • PTO
  • Free YMCA Membership and Programs


The candidate must have a degree in early childhood education, or a related area and remain current with state childcare regulations and codes.

The candidate must have strong supervisory, organizational and budgeting skills.

The candidate must have strong communication and human relations skills to work closely and interact professionally with parents and staff.

The candidate must have a certificate stating they have passed a health examination that includes a negative tuberculin test and a statement of physical and emotional competence for working with young children, signed by a licensed physician.

The candidate must provide other certifications or requirements as deemed necessary by the state.

Model daily the YMCA values and characteristics of Caring, Honesty, Respect and responsibility and have staff do the same. 

Model professional behavior and appearance daily and act as a positive and effective liaison between the YMCA and the community.

Represent the YMCA effectively by assume leadership roles in the YMCA and in the community whenever possible.

Create an atmosphere that promotes member and staff satisfaction. 

Contributes to providing a safe and member-friendly environment throughout the YMCA

Develops and maintains the department’s operational budget.

Recruits trains and supervise s volunteers and staff in the delivery of membership services and programs.

Assumes direct responsibility for the facility and activities within at all times.

Supervise daily program and building operations of the Child Development Center.

Maintain accurate records as needed for the purpose of program planning, evaluation, and budget development are kept (i.e. payroll, attendance etc.) 

Assume other responsibilities as needed in order to maintain and enhance the delivery of service of the Findlay YMCA

Communicate regularly with supervisors, other staff and volunteers.

Responsible for staffing and scheduling.

Enrich and expand current programming by developing and implementing new and innovative program opportunities.